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The IAPM is a global association promoting quality and knowledge in project management. Our goal is to provide optimal support to project managers in their work.

If you are going to fail, fail fast

If you are going to fail, fail fast 23.05.2016 - This is a guest post by Elizabeth Harrin, author of Social Media for Project Managers and the blog A Girl’s Guide to Project Management.

The average large company, running around 150 projects at any one time, loses £13 million a year by not stopping projects that are failing. It’s not always management’s responsibility to cancel projects: if you’re working on something that you know isn’t going to deliver the proposed benefits, you need to speak up. Quickly.

Keith Richards, one of the UK’s Agile experts, said, “If you are going to fail, fail fast.” Mistakes happen. Things go wrong. It is how you deal with it that counts. A project manager who makes mistakes and owns up to them early will find people willing to help to get things back on track. These projects are late at the beginning but tend to make up the time later.
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Certified Junior Project Manager (IAPM)

The IAPM has added a new certification to its portfolio: Certified Junior Project Manager (IAPM). Certified Junior Project Manager (IAPM) is the ‘little brother‘ of Certified Project Manager (IAPM) and an inexpensive first-time certification which is ideal for students and people who are interested in finding out more about the subject of project management so that they can make a good impression at their first job interview. The certification is based on the PM Guide 2.0 which covers the basics of IAPM project management certification.
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IAPM Certification

The IAPM’s certifications are internationally recognised and valid. Your decision to obtain IAPM project management certification provides you with verification of your knowledge and - at some of the certification levels - your experience. Read on to find out about the benefits of our certifications.

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